Grouper Nuggets

Recipe by crispychick
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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb fresh grouper fillet
  • 1
  • 35
    saltine crackers
  • 12
    teaspoon garlic salt
  • 12
    teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 -2
    teaspoon hot sauce (crystal)
  • canola oil, for frying
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut the grouper fillets in half lengthwise.
  • Then cut into 1 inch strips. (use scissors).
  • Place nuggets of grouper in a bowl with the buttermilk and hot sauce.
  • Refrigerate 30-60 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pot or heat your electric fryer.
  • Using your hand, strain out the buttermilk and then crack the egg into the bowl.
  • Mix the egg around.
  • Put the crackers, garlic salt, and pepper into a food processor and process until pretty finely ground. (not too fine).
  • Put the crackers onto a plate and coat the nuggets one at a time, dropping into the hot oil as you go.
  • These fry up really quick (in like 2 minutes).
  • Serve with cocktail sauce.
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